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Is Lionel Messi Really Retiring From Argentina's National Soccer Team? Is Lionel Messi Really Retiring From Argentina's National Soccer Team?
- July 09, 2016

Following Sunday's loss to Chile in the 2016 Copa America final , the Barcelona forward told the media that he will be retiring from global football. Argentina , with 18 goals, were the highest goal scorers of the tournament. "He will go to Russian Federation in the form to be world champion", Maradona said of the Barcelona forward, according to La Nacion . (more...)
White Sox turn triple play against Braves
- July 09, 2016

As odd as that single play was, the strangest thing from this game may be the result. Teheran receives the lowest run support among all qualified major-league starters (2.47 per start), while Quintana gets 2.88 per outing - the fourth-lowest in the game. (more...)
ZIKA: 324 positive cases in NY
- July 09, 2016

The Maryland Department of Agriculture regularly conducts surveillance for mosquitoes, in cooperation with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to determine if they are present and in certain cases, if they are carrying diseases like Zika or West Nile Virus. (more...)
Querrey shatters Djokovic slam dream Querrey shatters Djokovic slam dream
- July 09, 2016

The 77-year-old Laver couldn't believe Djokovic stumbled, losing 7-6 (6), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5). But Williams , the women's world number one and chasing an Open era record 22nd Grand Slam title, saluted Djokovic , who had won the last four Slams in a row. (more...)
Jets sign free agent centre Mark Scheifele to eight-year contract
- July 09, 2016

The center has increased his point production every season on his way to another career high (61) during the 2015-16 campaign. Obviously, Winnipeg is also taking a risk here given the length of the deal and his still somewhat small sample size, but Scheifele's a player worth taking that kind of chance on. (more...)
Serena and Venus into doubles semis
- July 09, 2016

Kerber suddenly shifts gears, winning three consecutive games to reach set point entering the eighth game. Williams has won Wimbledon six times. Kerber saw off five-time champion Venus in 71 minutes on Centre Court to reach her first All England Club title match. (more...)
Kerber beats Halep to reach Wimbledon semifinals
- July 09, 2016

The tenth seed would survive a barrage of aces to eventually overcome his fellow Czech 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8), 6-7 (9), 6-3 on the grass courts of Court 3. Around that, he has had four set wins against Ivan Dodig and Alexandr Zverev before dropping the first set against Jiri Vesely in the fourth round only to come back with a pair of tiebreakers involved in the match to win in the fifth set. (more...)
EURO 2016: Conor Washington says Northern Ireland defeat hard to accept EURO 2016: Conor Washington says Northern Ireland defeat hard to accept
- July 09, 2016

McAuley , who had conceded an 89th-minute penalty when the teams drew 1-1 in Cardiff in March, was taken off for Josh Magennis in the 84th minute. "Now we just want to get home, enjoy our time off and look forward to the future with Northern Ireland". (more...)
Croatia 0-1 Portugal (AET). Quaresma rescues Portugal in extra
- July 09, 2016

Perisic flashed the ball across the goal and then saw a header come back off the post before Portugal countered and Ronaldo's shot was parried into the path of Quaresma who scored. Croatia looked the better side in the first half but Portugal had the first chance when Pepe headed Raphael Guerreiro's free kick over the bar. (more...)
Kerber outguns Venus to set up final showdown with Serena
- July 09, 2016

Elena Vesnina of Russian Federation returns to Serena Williams of the U.S during their women's singles match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London , Thursday, July 7, 2016. "We've had tough matches before and I knew she could bring it to me on this surface", said Serena, who led Vesnina 4-0 in head-to-heads before Thursday. (more...)
'France will give all to beat Germany' 'France will give all to beat Germany'
- July 09, 2016

France coach Didier Deschamps believes he is reaping the benefits of his decision to "manage" Antoine Griezmann as Euro 2016 enters the home stretch. "He is very calm and relaxed", he said ahead of the game at Marseille's Stade Velodrome on Thursday. "That is what allowed us to win tonight". France did beat Germany 2-0 in a friendly last November on the night that Islamist militants struck in Paris , but captain Hugo Lloris said it would mean nothing tomorrow night. (more...)
Who are the six new additions to Jose Mourinho's backroom staff? Who are the six new additions to Jose Mourinho's backroom staff?
- July 09, 2016

The talented playmaker has already proved to be a big hit with the Old Trafford faithful and many will be watching closely when he turns out for Mourinho's side. The 57-year-old has spent the majority of his post-playing career as a goalkeeping coach, but his role at Chelsea was changed to assistant first-team coach, due to the presence of long-term Blues goalkeeper coach Lollichon. (more...)
EURO 2016 IMAGES - Day 28
- July 09, 2016

A penalty awarded seconds before half-time caused turmoil in the German camp. In the match that saw him crowned the most-capped European player at major worldwide tournaments, Bastian Schweinsteiger denied Patrick Evra the chance to head at goal with his arm from close-range after Griezmann's corner. (more...)
F1 Raceweek: Rosberg ruled out as Hamilton goes quickest
- July 09, 2016

Hamilton is the defending champion coming into the track and will be looking to close the championship gap with his teammate Rosberg, which now stands at 11. But as the runs progressed, the Red Bull hung on to its pace longer and by the end of the runs their average pace was very similar. The Spaniard had said on Thursday he was expecting to be qualifying in the top 10 and scoring points again after three hard races and it seems he may be on the money. (more...)
Marco Estrada: Estrada (back) won't start until after ASB
- July 09, 2016

All four Toronto homers came off Royals right-hander Chris Young , who matched Runelvys Hernandez's team record by allowing at least one home run in 13 consecutive starts. Young was saddled with the loss, and saw his home run total balloon to 26 on the season. Encarnacion and right-hander Marco Estrada were also named to the AL all-star team while Canadian left-fielder Michael Saunders was revealed as one of the Final Vote nominees for the last roster spot which will be determined by fans ... (more...)
France vs. Portugal Euro 2016 Final Odds and Prediction
- July 09, 2016

There is little doubt that France will be the team on the offensive at the Stade de France , and, with significantly more talent than a Portugal side that has lacked creativity throughout the tournament, an early goal is likely to make it a comfortable win for the host nation. (more...)
Ortiz hits 20th HR; Red Sox beat sloppy Rangers 11
- July 09, 2016

Louis on Tuesday night. The Rangers opened the trip with consecutive wins against the New York Yankees, but wound up splitting the four-game series. Bogaerts will be making his first All-Star Game appearance. He also has struck out 3.8 batters for every one he has walked in that timespan, covering two seasons. (more...)
Euro 2016: Arsenal midfielder scores a goal & misses penalty
- July 09, 2016

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon guessed the right way but dived over Hector's kick. His highlights of the game were definitely the pull-back pass to Toni Kroos, who then failed to take a clear shot on the goal, and his goal, which proved crucial for the Germans before conceding from the penalty-spot through a Jerome Boateng hand-ball. (more...)
Gianluigi Buffon Surprised Italy Lost On Penalties
- July 09, 2016

The ones that the Mannschaft had converted were first rate; Gianluigi Buffon had guessed majority correctly but couldn't stop them. Extra time passed without significant incident, meaning penalties for the second time in the quarterfinals - after Portugal beat Poland on Thursday. (more...)
Murray and Tsonga going to 5th set at Wimbledon Murray and Tsonga going to 5th set at Wimbledon
- July 09, 2016

Berdych lost the 2010 final to eventual victor Rafael Nadal, who accounted for Murray in the semi-finals but is absent from this year's tournament due to injury. "I knew I was in so much trouble in the third and again in the fourth", Federer said after walking off Centre Court to a standing ovation. The tough test against Tsonga can only help. (more...)
McEnroe working on TV while pupil Milos Raonic on court McEnroe working on TV while pupil Milos Raonic on court
- July 09, 2016

When Raonic navigated muddy waters and a 0-40 deficit at 3-3 in the second set to reach the tiebreak, he threw his hard work away with a double fault that robbed him of the set. After plowing his way through his first four matches, Raonic handled American, Sam Querrey, quite easily in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, before handing all-time great, Roger Federer the loss this morning in London in the semi-finals. (more...)
Miesha Tate on UFC 200's rotating card
- July 09, 2016

If Tate had walked through the door mere minutes later, the title fight with Amanda Nunes would have been cancelled while if "Cupcake" didn't make the weight limit, she would have been stripped of the title and the fight would go ahead but without the belt on the line. (more...)
Zika virus poses no threat at Olympics Games, claims Brazil Sports minister
- July 09, 2016

Another 20,000 soldiers will be on duty in the five cities that will co-host the Rio 2016 Olympic football tournament: Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Manaus, Salvador and São Paulo. On Monday, police officers greeted travellers in Rio worldwide airport's arrival hall with a banner reading "Welcome to Hell" and warning that security can not be guaranteed in the city. (more...)
How to help officers affected by Dallas shooting
- July 09, 2016

HOUSTON-Demonstrators marched through the streets of Houston Friday evening chanting "black lives matter" just a day after a gunman mowed down almost a dozen police officers during a similar demonstration in Dallas . Brown said reports that the suspect shot himself were incorrect. "The suspect stated he wanted to kill white people, especially white officers", Brown added. (more...)
Mavericks prepared to finalize their free-agent dealings when moratorium is lifted
- July 09, 2016

Golden State has insisted that they will match any offer sheet for the 24-year-old swingman but that will rely on Kevin Durant's decision. Center Andrew Bogut is heading to the Dallas Mavericks via trade and coming with him is forward Harrison Barnes who was offered a max deal. (more...)